South Carolina contains fourteen schools that offer court reporting programs. Winthrop University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in SC, has a total student population of 6,241 and is the 305th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 court reporting schools in South Carolina, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South University comes out as the most expensive ($22,810/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Court Reporting students from South Carolina schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 1,810 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $33,260. Court reporters in this state earn $36,260/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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